Peter Streckfus

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Peter Streckfus
at Fall for the Book, 2014
at Fall for the Book, 2014
San Antonio, Texas

Peter Streckfus (born 1969 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American poet.

His first book, The Cuckoo, won the 2003 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition, chosen by Louise Glück. His second book, Errings, won Fordham University Press's 2013 POL Editor's Prize.

His honors include the 2013-14 Brodsky Rome Prize Fellowship in Literature at the American Academy in Rome. He is a professor of English at George Mason University.[1]


  • Peter Streckfus (March 6, 2014). Errings. Fordham University Press. ISBN 978-0-823-25776-8.
  • Peter Streckfus (March 11, 2004). The Cuckoo. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-10271-0.

Further reading[edit]

  • Art at Our Doorstep: San Antonio Writers and Artists featuring Peter Streckfus. Edited by Nan Cuba and Riley Robinson (Trinity University Press, 2008).


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